Rogers to Offer Material Solutions at PCB West 2019 Exhibition


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Rogers Corporation is exhibiting at the upcoming PCB West show. The PCB West exhibition will be held on September 10, 2019 at the Santa Clara Convention Center (Santa Clara, California). Visitors will find plenty of the latest high-performance circuit materials from Rogers Corp. at booth 201.

The PCB West Conference and Exhibition (www.pcbwest.com) is one of the electronic industry’s major events for PCB design, fabrication and assembly.

Rogers Presentation

John Coonrod, Rogers’ technical marketing manager, will present “An Overview of Glass-Weave Effect for PCB-Based RF and High-Speed Digital Applications” on Tuesday, September 10, from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. during the free sessions.  This presentation will include an overview of basic PCB properties in which the glass-weave effect can be influential and give examples from multiple studies which evaluated the glass-weave effect. 

RO4835T/RO4835 Laminates, RO4450T Bonding Materials

RO4835T laminates, offered in a 2.5 mil, 3 mil and 4 mil core thickness, are low loss, 3.3 Dk, spread glass reinforced, ceramic-filled thermoset materials designed for inner-layer use in multilayer board designs, and complement RO4835 laminates when thinner cores are needed. RO4450T low loss, 3.2-3.3 Dk, spread glass reinforced, ceramic-filled bonding materials were designed to complement RO4835T and the existing RO4000 laminate family, and come in 3 mil, 4 mil or 5 mil thicknesses.

RO4835T laminates and RO4450T bonding materials exhibit excellent Dk control for repeatable electrical performance, a low z axis expansion for plated through-hole reliability, and are compatible with standard epoxy/glass (FR-4) processes. These materials are an excellent choice for multilayer designs requiring sequential laminations, as fully-cured RO4000 products are capable of withstanding multiple lamination cycles. RO4835T laminates and RO4450T bonding materials have the UL 94 V-0 flame retardant rating, and are compatible with lead-free processes.

Xtreme Speed RO1200 High Speed, Extremely Low Loss Laminates

As the demand for faster and more data drives channel speeds of core network infrastructure to 112 Gbps, one of the limiting factors in increasing performance is the signal attenuation resulting from the circuit materials.

Network equipment designers need high performance circuit materials with superior electrical properties for applications like IP Infrastructure, High Performance Computing, and Test and Measurement. Xtreme Speed RO1200 circuit materials are engineered to meet the unique electrical and thermal/mechanical demands of high speed designs. Rogers XtremeSpeed RO1200 circuit materials enable system designers the flexibility to design leading edge systems that maximize data throughput and minimize latency in performance demanding applications.

With a low dielectric constant of 3.05, and a maximum dissipation factor of 0.0017 @10 GHz, Rogers XtremeSpeed RO1200 laminates provide outstanding signal integrity, reduced signal skew, and reduced cross-talk. Combined with superior thermal/mechanical performance, low CTE, and a halogen free UL 94 V-0 rating, Rogers XtremeSpeed RO1200 laminates are well suited for the most demanding high layer count applications.

RO3003G2 Laminates

RO3003G2 high frequency laminates build on Rogers’ industry-leading RO3003™ platform to provide radar sensor designers with improved insertion loss and reduced Dk variation. The combination of Rogers’ optimized resin and filler content along with the introduction of very low-profile ED copper translates to Dk of 3.00 @ 10 GHz (clamped stripline method) and 3.07 @ 77 GHz (microstrip differential phase length method).  RO3003G2 laminates also show very low insertion loss of 1.3dB/inch for 5 mil laminates as measured by the microstrip differential phase length method.

About Rogers Corporation

Rogers Corporation is a global technology leader in engineered materials to power, protect, and connect our world.  With more than 180 years of materials science experience, Rogers delivers high-performance solutions that enable clean energy, internet connectivity, advanced transportation and other technologies where reliability is critical. Rogers delivers Power Electronics Solutions for energy-efficient motor drives, vehicle electrification, and alternative energy; Elastomeric Material Solutions for sealing, vibration management, and impact protection in mobile devices, transportation interiors, and performance apparel; and Advanced Connectivity Solutions materials for wireless infrastructure, automotive safety and radar systems. Headquartered in Arizona (USA), Rogers operates manufacturing facilities in the United States, China, Germany, Belgium, Hungary, and South Korea, with joint ventures and sales offices worldwide. For more information, visit www.rogerscorp.com.

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